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2023 Virginia Invitational men’s results, team scores: Drew Bosley and Northern Arizona triumph

Drew Bosley of Northern Arizona in cross country action 2023 Virginia Invitational College and Open cross country results

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (Sept. 23) — At the 2023 Virginia Invitational College and Open cross country meet, Drew Bosley clinched the individual 8000m title, clocking in at 23:20.3, while his team, No. 1 Northern Arizona, secured the men’s team championship with 71 points. The event took place on Saturday at Panorama Farms in Charlottesville.

Drew Bosley starts slowly, finishes strong

Bosley adopted a conservative pace in the initial 1k, later joining the lead pack and trailing Lumberjacks teammate Colin Sahlman after the 2k mark. He held his pace steady before seizing the lead after the 7k mark, ultimately winning with ease.

Parker Wolfe of North Carolina, who briefly led the race through 7k, finished second at 23:23.1. Ky Robinson of Stanford, another brief race leader in the latter stages, followed him with a time of 23:29.4, Joey Nokes of BYU at 23:30.5, and Rocky Hansen of Wake Forest, who completed the top five at 23:30.9.

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Northern Arizona dominates 2023 Virginia Invitational team standings

In the Virginia Invitational team standings, No. 3 BYU took second place with 101 points, while No. 6 North Carolina came in third with 157 points. No. 11-ranked Syracuse and the 12th-ranked Villanova rounded out the top five with 167 and 169 points, respectively.

Contributing to Northern Arizona’s win were Theo Quax, who finished sixth at 23:31.3; Santiago Prosser, 17th at 23:41.6; Kang Nyoak, 22nd at 23:43.7; and Corey Gorgas, who finished three spots behind his teammate at 23:44.8.

The competition saw 23 teams field scoring squads. Columbia found itself at the bottom of the rankings with 648 points.

Host team and No. 10 Virginia secured a seventh-place finish with 214 points, No. 4 Stanford was ninth, and the No. 7 Colorado Buffaloes landed outside the top 10, finishing 12th with 318 points.

Virginia Invitational Men’s Results

Men’s 8K Run CC Individual Results

1Drew Bosley23:20.32:42.7
2Parker Wolfe23:23.12:45.5+2.9
3Ky Robinson23:29.42:51.5+9.1
4Joey Nokes23:30.52:47.7+10.2
5Rocky Hansen23:30.92:47.1+10.6
6Theo Quax23:31.32:44.2+11.1
7Liam Murphy23:32.22:42.8+12.0
8Alex Phillip23:33.02:49.1+12.7
9Florian LePallec23:35.92:52.3+15.7
10Luke Houser23:36.82:46.8+16.5
11Haftu Strintzos23:36.92:51.9+16.7
12Marco Langon23:37.42:48.2+17.2
13Gary Martin23:38.62:49.5+18.3
14Aidan Troutner23:40.32:52.3+20.1
15Sean Maison23:40.72:47.1+20.5
16Nickolas Scudder23:40.82:47.6+20.6
17Santiago Prosser23:41.62:54.0+21.4
18Luke Combs23:42.02:52.4+21.8
19Paul O’Donnell23:42.32:51.6+22.1
20Ethan Strand23:42.62:49.2+22.4
21Taha Er Raouy23:43.12:52.8+22.9
22Kang Nyoak23:43.72:56.0+23.5
23Said Mechaal23:44.02:54.6+23.8
24Austin Vancil23:44.32:50.1+24.0
25Corey Gorgas23:44.82:48.1+24.6

Click here for full results of the men’s 8000m race

Virginia Invitational team standings

1Northern Arizona718161722(33)(119)
3North Carolina15723282037(133)(134)
6Air Force189515183643(100)(120)
10Eastern Kentucky2841021485169(118)(138)
11Wake Forest28895576167(104)(112)
13Iowa State3362823647284(103)(121)
16Utah State364740637183(125)(143)
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